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19.3.2022

Added testing of professional depolarizer SMW XD12. You will find the results in the second half of the article.  

5.3.2022

The first attempts to change the system for receiving linear polarization to the possibility of receiving circular polarization by adding a polarization plate to the waveguide. You can find the result of the experiment here. 

16.2.2022

Added article on modification of "normal" LNB to flanged. In addition, a table of measured signal strength values to assess success. You can find everything here.

15.2.2021

I prepared an overview of the signal strength of individual transponders at the position 28.2° E. I conducted the survey today from 15:00 to 15:35 Central European Time. You can find the results here.

15.12.2020

I started thinking about the design of a device for rotating an LNB - setting SKEW. I described the initial state here.

29.11.2020

Added an article on the Orientation of the offset dish rotated by 90 ° with consideration of why elevations do not agree.

5.10.2020

Added article on receive from position 26.0 ° E.

18.8.2020

Added an article about my problems with using two LNBs over a polarization switch. Practical tests at 28.2 ° E.

11.8.2020

Article in the menu Attempts at amateur water cooling of LNB. And if it was for anything.

10.8.2020

Commissioning, The Following Days - Receipt details 28,2 ° E Astra 2E, 2F, 2G

Commissioning, The Second Day - Continued

Commissioning, The First Day - Description of the first attempts to capture the signal with the Laminas 2700 dish. And how long it took.

4.8.2020

Parameters - Added an article about the properties of the used Laminas 2700 dish and its accessories. And how I solved its attachment to the EGIS positioner.

3.8.2020

Theory - Added an article on the theory of satellite reception and why some enthusiasts buy large satellite dishes.

27.7.2020

Purchase - An article about how I bought a big dish.

25.7.2020

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